Frequently Asked Questions

Our team is comprised of NYS Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC).

Yes. Our facility is CARF accredited and licensed by NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.

You may witness behavioral changes such as lack of interest in school or work, secretive behavior, deterioration in personal hygiene, and changes in sleep patterns.
They may begin to complain about aches and pains which might require prescriptions. Look at SAMSHA.

Treatment varies depending on which modality you enter.
Detoxification unit- the day here is filled with constant medical care and supervision along with counseling as patients are tapered off substances.
Rehabilitation unit- the day here consists of various groups and individual sessions geared at preparing the individual to function outside the facility while maintain sobriety.

Synthetic cannabinoids such as K2 are treated at Cornerstone.

Yes we do. Patients who present with suboxone must have the medication in the original box with enough medication to last through treatment.

We provide additional support services including the following; anger management, life skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, medical services, and recreational services that include yoga, and Zumba classes.

We believe that both AA and NA are value aids to support sobriety and recovery. We encourage individuals to participate in attending these meetings both on site and off site.

Yes, they can send approved items. All items will be searched prior to delivery to the individual.


Treatment is determined by your addiction history and individual needs. Please note, the total number of days may be limited by insurance companies, and is out of our control.


We treat all substances.

Yes. We can complete a submission to the Marketplace, to determine if you qualify for Medicaid benefits.

Most insurances are accepted except for straight Medicare and Touchtone.

Yes. You need to bring any and all medications being taken and identify them to the intake team.

Electronic devices such as laptops, radios, cell phones, cameras and beepers are not allowed. In addition food items, nutritional supplements and vitamins are not allowed, if needed they would be provided by the facility. We strongly advise not to bring jewelry or other items of value.

A week’s worth of clothing is adequate.

Yes. We have a fleet of vehicles to assist in picking up patients 7 days a week from 4:30am to 7pm.

Contact our admitting department at 1-800-233-9999.